noun Chiefly British.
Origin of greatcoat
Related Words for greatcoatfrock, raincoat, overcoat, cloak, jacket, suit, wrap, tuxedo, windbreaker, threads, trench, cape, tux, anorak, slicker, mink, ulster, cutaway, mackinaw, topcoat
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Contemporary Examples of greatcoat
The Greatcoat By Helen Dunmore A Royal Air Force coat leads a young bride into an affair with a long-dead ghost.
One cold night, Isabel finds an old Royal Air Force greatcoat in the cupboard and pulls it into bed to warm herself.
Historical Examples of greatcoat
Thereupon a man in a greatcoat, a landowner of La Palud, stepped forward.The Fortune of the Rougons
"Oh, not at all, not at all;" and he wrapped his greatcoat over his knees.Howards End
E. M. Forster
He was a burly Englishman, wrapped snugly in the folds of a greatcoat.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin
And throwing his greatcoat over his shoulders, Joshua went out.
He reached for his greatcoat, bringing out a brown-paper parcel.